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Howells: Requiem, Etc / Robinson, Farrington, Et Al


Release Date: 11/30/1999 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554659   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Robinson
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/2000) - "...features a devout, polished performamce of ['Howell's Requiem'], as well as the remarkably inventive 'Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing'[which was commissioned for JFK's memorial service] ....Intonation is excellent ...and intelligibility is above average..."
Includes work(s) by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson. Soloist: Ian Farrington.
REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/2000) - "...features a devout, polished performamce of ['Howell's Requiem'], as well as the remarkably inventive 'Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing'[which was commissioned for JFK's memorial service] ....Intonation is excellent ...and intelligibility is above average..."
Includes work(s) by Herbert Howells. Ensemble: St. John's College Choir, Cambridge. Conductor: Christopher Robinson. Soloist: Ian Farrington. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Requiem by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
2.
Take him, earth, for cherishing by Herbert Howells
Conductor:  Christopher Robinson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cambridge St. John's College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; England 
3.
Work(s) by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Christopher Robinson (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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